Affton News

Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers! We wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas season. Here’s to a wonderful holiday season and an even better 2018. Check out our Call Newspapers 2017 Holiday Guide, with everything you can see and do this holiday season in south county. If you want to roller-skate with

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County Council weighs 2018 budget, rejects delaying police precincts

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger announces higher police salaries June 22 along with St. Louis County Fraternal Order of Police President Joe Patterson, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Council members considered and rejected delaying two new police precincts promised under Proposition P so that they could

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McManus still waiting for county OK to open

The furor over McManus Construction’s move from Affton to Oakville seemed to end months ago, but a year after initially filing for rezoning, the company has not yet been approved to officially open operations at its new site. The move initially was held up by 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, who cited traffic concerns

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Affton church offers free Thanksgiving dinner

Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23. The Rev. David Woodard, lead minister of the church, stated in a news release, “This is the ninth year we are offering this free meal to the community. We know (there) is a

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Bracht to succeed Brotherton as Affton superintendent

Travis Bracht will serve as the next superintendent of the Affton School District, according to Board of Education President Tom Bellavia. Bracht, who has served as Affton’s assistant superintendent since 2012, will take the helm as superintendent July 1. The Board of Education voted unanimously to name Bracht superintendent. “We are thrilled to have the

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Residents seek to disincorporate Mackenzie

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Some people in south county may not even know the municipality of Mackenzie exists, but the village of 134 residents and 0.24 acres near Route 66 and Mackenzie Road could finally be in the spotlight as it tries to disincorporate. Village trustees gained enough signatures from Mackenzie residents this

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